Flexible ticketing for part-time commuters from January 2015

London’s part-time commuters will be able to buy flexible travel tickets from January 2015. The Mayor will now instruct TfL to work up detailed plans and costings for the proposal. This is directly in response to a recent report published by Conservative London Assembly Member Roger Evans. “Home Works” urges TfL to introduce part-time Travelcards and annual rebates for those who underuse their full-time tickets.

Part-time travelcards will put cash in the pocket of commuters from January 2015

At the beginning of last year I published a report called Home Works. In it, I argued that Transport for London should introduce part-time Travelcards and annual rebates for those who underuse their full-time tickets. As well as encouraging flexible working, the introduction of part-time Travelcards would help to make part-time work pay and reduce demand on London’s overcrowded public transport. Unfortunately the Mayor is…

Budget: £10m for council tax cut, part-time Travelcards and affordable workspaces for start-ups

2014/15 costed proposals will slash over-the-top TfL perks and put cash into the pockets of Londoners Money raised from scrapping the over generous TfL “nominee pass”, which allows free travel for flatmates and lodgers of staff, should be ploughed into helping council tax payers, commuters and start-up businesses, according to Gareth Bacon, GLA Conservatives budget spokesman. The estimated £10m raised by cancelling the nominee pass…

Commuter rebates for home workers could save a zone 6 traveller £350 a year

Roger Evans, London Assembly Member, welcomes the Mayor’s decision to consider flexible ticketing but insists this should be combined with commuter rebates in order to help London’s commuters make significant savings. “The Mayor’s decision to seriously consider introducing flexible Travelcards is a big step in the right direction. It will mean millions of Londoners have the option of, for example, buying a three-day per week…